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Near Gordonsville in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Maplewood Memorial Association

 
 
The Maplewood Memorial Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
1. The Maplewood Memorial Association Marker
Inscription.
Has erected this tablet
as a tribute of respect to
some seven hundred Confederate soldiers
mainly from North Carolina and Georgia
who laid down their lives
for the cause they loved and lost
their names are perished
may their memory be imperishable!

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association marker series.
 
Location. 38° 8.792′ N, 78° 11.97′ W. Marker is near Gordonsville, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located inside Maplewood Cemetery in the northern lot. Marker is in this post office area: Gordonsville VA 22942, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gordon Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Blind Preacher (approx. one mile away); Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gordonsville's Legendary Chicken Vendors (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Orange County / Louisa County
The Maplewood Memorial Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
2. The Maplewood Memorial Association Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); General Thomas Sumter (approx. 1.9 miles away); Montebello (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordonsville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Gravestones image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 12, 2008
3. Gravestones
While most of the Civil War casualties buried here are unknown, some are marked.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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